Short Film: THE WAVES, 4min., UK, Animation

 

 An artist returns to his work after suffering a mental breakdown.

  • Film Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Short Film: 21ST CENTURY HERMIT, 3min., UK, Documentary

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Sister Rachel Denton has vowed to spend the rest of her life living as a consecrated hermit in the Catholic faith. A hermit is a person who chooses to live alone, with the intention of finding God. Rarely leaving her house, she lives a life of prayer and solitude. However, she uses the internet and social media to share her experience and distance herself from physically interacting with society.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 15, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: HONEYMOON, 3min., Switzerland, Romance

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  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Nuit de Noces
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 19, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Switzerland
  • Country of Filming:
    Switzerland
  • Film Language:
    French
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35
  • Film Color:
    Color

Director BIO: Garmamie Sideau

Director Biography

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Garmamie Sideau is an independent filmmaker, public affairs consultant and combat sports commentator/researcher. This Canadian artist is involved in various visual storytelling projects and he also works as a web communications and marketing advisor for clients in the public, private and not for profit sector. For the last 5 years Garmamie has been working on a long form documentary on the development of Judo and Ju Jitsu in Ethiopia.

Director Statement

Stupid smartphone therapy is an experimental journey of a daughter and father’s vacation abroad and their mutual and unhealthy relationship to their smartphones.

This unhealthy relationship to their smartphones is augmented by variety of personal and social themes such as: parenting, workaholism, a bi-racial cultural identity, the social need to belong and the value of self-defence.

Both daughter-father duo are confronted by a crisis as they’re transplanted from various key landmarks in Berlin, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. The smartphone role is key to their understanding of themselves and their lives.

Short Film: STUPID SMARTPHONE THERAPY, 4min., Germany,

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The social impacts of various technological innovations are redefining the role of human relationships and communication in a growing globally connected and diverse digital world. Meet Serena, a biracial German teenager on a dream vacation to Canada with Henok, her smartphone addicted workaholic father. Serena’s dream vacation is quickly tuned into a puzzling and challenging nightmare of personal conflicts involving smartphones, identity, belonging and jiujitsu.

  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Foreign
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, Germany
  • Film Language:
    English, German
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: CITY OF MY HEART, 4min., Greece, Documentary

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A personal glimpse into Madrid, an experimental urban cityscape, an ode to life through a dance.

  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Ciudad de mi corazón
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Personal Narrative, Street Cinema, Independent, Poetry, Experimental short documentary, Short Film
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 8, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Greece
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Film Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    H.264
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE FLOW, 3min., Belgium, Adventure

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When the car of a young man breaks down, his feet take him on a journey that might surpass his destination.

‘The Flow’ is a 3-minute atmospheric film without dialogue. It was shot along the breathtaking south coast of Iceland by a group of filmmakers on holiday.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Nature, Epic, Atmosphere
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 11, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Belgium
  • Country of Filming:
    Iceland
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.40:1
  • Film Color:
    Color